CMF Briefs From CBRE, Lev Partners, AppFolio Investment Management

CBRE Acquires Buildingi

CBRE Group, Dallas, acquired occupancy planning and technology services firm Buildingi to meet growing occupier demand for holistic occupancy management services.

Buildingi will integrate with CBRE’s Occupancy Management team and initially transition to “Buildingi from CBRE.”

Buildingi provides space utilization data management and Computer-Aided Design services that help to underpin CBRE’s occupancy management offering. By combining CBRE’s Occupancy Management expertise with Buildingi’s technology across CAD, Integrated Workplace Management Systems and Building Information Modeling, CBRE plans to provide clients with a holistic occupancy management solution.

The acquisition includes Buildingi’s shared service center in Costa Rica, which will complement CBRE’s existing centers in Europe and Asia. CBRE can now provide 24/7 foundational occupancy planning services, including technical drawing and planning services, spatial data management, work order processing, and test fit support.

Lev Partners with AppFolio Investment Management to Provide Instant Commercial Real Estate Financing Quotes

With Lev’s API integrated into the AppFolio Investment Management user experience, customers now have an end-to-end financing solution at their fingertips

Commercial real estate financing platform Lev and cloud-based real estate investment management software firm AppFolio Investment Management have partnered to enable real-time commercial real estate financing quotes for AppFolio Investment Management customers directly via the Lev API.

With Lev integrated into its dashboard, AppFolio Investment Management can now offer customers an end-to-end financing solution. With a single click, investment managers can review customized options including loans and lines of credit through Lev’s proprietary analysis and pricing engine without duplicating data that is already being tracked in AppFolio Investment Management.